Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2019 – Competition Terms & Conditions

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    Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2019 – Competition Terms & Conditions

    The Promoter is Screwfix Direct Limited (company number 3006378) of Trade House Mead Avenue Yeovil BA22 8RT

    What is the Competition? Screwfix Trade Apprentice Competition is our search for the UK’s best trade apprentices. We are looking for future tradespeople who are currently undertaking an apprenticeship or studying full-time at college for a qualification in any of the categories related to construction, planning, the built environment, engineering, and manufacturing. To qualify, applicants must be enrolled at college and need to either have a part-time placement with an employer or be a full-time college student.

    1. The prize (“Prize”) will be a trade starter bundle worth approximately £10,000, including a Tablet and a Laptop (make and models to be confirmed) with accessories, a business software package, £5,000 worth of credit to spend at Screwfix, and an allowance (up to £3000) to spend on career enhancing courses/workshops e.g. website design, business accounts and finance, specialist trade courses etc. PLUS 2 tickets to Field Day 2019, the Winner will be bound by any third party terms and conditions applicable to the Prize (including, without limitation, the ticket terms and conditions set out on the ticket and/or available here and venue rules).

    Together with other prizes to a total Prize value of approximately £10,000.

    2. The Competition is open to all UK residents aged 16 years old and over who are enrolled in a college either in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland on an apprenticeship that includes on-the-job experience and off-the-job training, or a full-time student, leading to a recognised trade related qualification. Entrants can enter at any level of their studies. Entrants must be enrolled in a construction, planning and building environment related course or a Business Services Industry (e.g. Electrical and Plumbing) or an Engineering/Mechanical related course.

    3. Entry into the Competition will open on 4th March 2019 and will close at 23:59 on 31st March 2019. No bulk entries or entries via third parties will be accepted. Late or illegible entries will be disqualified. Employees and their immediate families of Screwfix or anyone else connected professionally with the Competition cannot enter. Only one entry will be accepted per person.

    4. Entrants must provide details of the college they are attending. Entrants can (but do not have to) provide their on-the-job employer details. Entrants agree that Screwfix may contact their college for a reference, as well as their employer (if details are provided). Colleges and employers are asked to encourage their students/employees to enter personally, and they can enter on behalf of their students / employees but provided they have obtained their consent to do so and their approval of these Terms and Conditions before entering them.

    5. Participants must enter the Competition by the link on the landing page at

    6. Entry forms will be judged by Screwfix and the best entries (in the judge’s sole discretion) will be shortlisted for the semi-final.

    7. Semi-finalists will be required to record a 3-5-minute video of themselves presenting an answer to a/some generic questions or to take part in a video interview at the agreed time. Videos will be judged on a candidate’s professionalism, creativity, innovation, enthusiasm, and knowledge of their trade industry.

    8. The finalists will be invited to a London based location to participate in the final details of the location will be provided by May 1st 2019. We will consider paying reasonable travel expenses, but finalists must contact Screwfix before booking travel if they are to be considered for reimbursement. The final will take place in the week commencing the 20th May Finalists under the age of 18 are required to bring a parent, or guardian over the age of 18 years old. The Winner will be announced at the final on 24th May 2019.

    9. The Prize will be awarded to the finalist that the judges consider to be most worthy of the title “Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2019” based on a number of things including all of the information in their entry, their college and employer feedback, their video/the interview, their general attitude and approach, and their performance at the final.

    10. The decision of the judges will be final and unchallengeable, and, in their absolute discretion, they may declare void any entry or the Competition itself, should they consider that there are no entries reaching a required standard, whereupon they can award prizes or not, as they think fit. The judges may also decide, in their absolute discretion, to change the rules of the Competition while it is running if it appears to them that it would be equitable or desirable to do so. No correspondence will be entered. The judges may also decide, in their absolute discretion, to disqualify any entrant for any reason at any point in the Competition.

    11. The Prize shall be used by the Winner in a personal capacity to further their career. The entry and Prize is personal and non-transferable unless otherwise agreed in writing by Screwfix. No cash alternative or other Prize alternatives are available, except that in the event of unforeseen circumstances out of its control Screwfix reserves the right to offer an alternative Prize of greater or equal value. The credit cannot be exchanged for cash, and the vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash or credit.

    12. Illegible entries, fraudulent entries, those not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and entries lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed beyond the closing date will be disqualified. Screwfix accepts no responsibility for disqualified entries. By submitting your entry, you hereby declare that all information submitted is true, accurate, current and complete. Screwfix reserves the right to check the validity of any entry.

    14. Screwfix reserves the right to request consent from the Finalists to participate in publicity events in relation to this Competition, and the Winner will be required to participate in PR which will involve a photography shoot and press releases. In particular, Screwfix may publish the Winner’s Christian name and hometown, photographs and footage of entrants and the Winner with their Prize, and any personal statements given (together the “Material”) in future editions of its publications and websites (including social media and other media and press). The Winner may be required to undertake further PR activity (including videos and interviews) in the year of winning, as well as in the future Competitions (if the Competition is repeated).

    15. By entering in the Competition, each entrant agrees to grant Screwfix and its affiliates a perpetual, royalty-free, exclusive, worldwide licence to publish and broadcast and otherwise use the Material in any media including the unlimited right to sub-licence. Each participant further confirms that the publishing or broadcast of such material will not breach any third party’s intellectual property or associated rights and that any necessary permissions have been obtained. The Winner may use Screwfix’s name and the Trade Apprentice logo, with Screwfix’s expressed written consent.

    16. The Winner will need to contact a Screwfix PR co-ordinator to order the workwear, tools and arrange the career enhancing workshops/courses, details will be provided when the Winner is announced – this will help Screwfix to tailor these prizes towards the Winner’s specific area of study and trade. The Winner will receive the Prize from June 2019.

    17. To the full extent permissible by law, neither Screwfix nor its parent company, affiliates, directors, officers, employers or agents shall be liable to you for any claim in respect of any losses (including without limitation special, indirect or consequential losses), injuries, or damages of any kind whatsoever arising from or connected to the Competition.

    18. Entrants will be deemed to have read, understood and accepted these terms and conditions upon entering the Competition. Screwfix reserves the right to withdraw the Competition at any time if circumstances make this necessary. The decision of Screwfix is final and binding in all matters relating to this Competition. Screwfix will not enter any correspondence in relation to the Competition.

    19. No purchase is necessary – entry and participation is free.

    20. This Competition is governed by the law of England and the courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising from the entry or interpretation of these terms and conditions.

    21. By entering the Competition, all competitors agree to provide their personal data as set out on the application form and such data shall be processed in accordance with Screwfix Privacy Policy available at
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